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Cooling fan runs constantly
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant fan relay. The coolant fan relay helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and off at specific temperature thresholds. When this relay is not working properly,...
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It turns over but wont start
Hi there: Although most of these codes are related to transmission sensor or component issues the first one, P0159 indicates that you have an O2 sensor failure. Typically this type of error will impact engine efficiency, it's hard to say...
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Cooling fan runs constantly - 2003 Saturn L200
Hi there - I think you are on the right track looking at the cooling fan control module as the failure point. I would not expect that you fixed anything by jiggling it. Most likely, a relay is stuck shut...
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I need a new ignition but they dont come with keys what do i do?
Hi there. If you need a new ignition switch then you will not need a key as that is behind the key cylinder. If it is the key lock cylinder where the key goes in that is bad then that...
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Odometer reading is about 550,000 miles off.
Hey there. This is a problem with the Body Control Module (which keeps a copy of actual mileage) not re-updating the instrument cluster appropriately after a power outage. Contact your Saturn dealer service center for "Subject: 2000 - 2002 Saturn...
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How do I thaw out the water in my radiator reservoir. I was unaware of the problem with this car until recently, upper hose.
You will need to pour hot water into the overflow bottle until the water can be drained out and replaced with a 50/50 coolant mix after the hoses are fixed and engine has fresh coolant in it. If you had...
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I went to Auto Zone to get the code on my check engine light, is it the same as going to an auto shop?
Hi there. That is probably the same code you would receive from a repair facility. However, that does not provide a diagnosis. The code is only used as a direction for the diagnosis. The computer monitors operating parameters against a...
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Had blown spark plug on my engine. The spark plug was replaced a few times and the engine is shaking really bad.
Hi there. If the spark plug is constantly burning up, then check the coil and see if it has a proper ground. The coil wire could be producing too much resistance making the coil overheat and send too much current...
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Car misfires or Chugs at 4-5 gear
Generally, misfires are caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft position sensor, spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition modules...
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Need the stater replaced. The bottom bolt head is stripped.
There are special sockets that are made specifically for this type of issue. It is possible that one of these sockets could be used to remove the stripped bolt. If the bolt is broken off inside the hole it threads...
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Starts but won't idle
As you may know, old fuel can go bad in as early as 4-6 months losing it's ability to produce a viable explosion when compressed. This happens as a result in the octane in the fuel as it is mixed...
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My turning signals work but they cut back off
Hello there, without more information I am unable to offer anything other than general advice for your 2003 Saturn L200. When you say cuts on and off I am going to assume this means the turns signals shut of by...
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Car wont start. It cranks but does not fire (I even tried starting fluid)
There are several possible causes for a vehicle to crank and not start. There could be a bad fuel pump, faulty plugs, bad timing belt/chain, faulty ignition, failed camshaft/crankshaft sensor, or any number of other possible causes. It would first...
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fuel pump?
If you knocked on the fuel tank and then it started is a good indication the fuel pump and connector should be replaced. Fuel pressure test is the best way to verify the pump is bad.
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It turns over but wont start
Hi there. Are there any codes stored in the ECM? You would need to start diagnosing in the direction that the codes lead. Does the check engine light work? Is there spark? Does the engine crank? Is the airflow meter...
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Light and then no power
I can think of a couple of possible causes. The first think I would recommend is having the alternator checked to make sure that the battery is being charged. If the alternator is not charging the battery, the vehicle will...
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Why will my car crank but not start?
Hi There, If the engine is cranking or turning over, the battery is working as it should, however if the battery is low it may cause the vehicle not to turn over fast enough in order for the engine to...
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My cadillac converter is damaged how much would it be to fix
Hi there. The catalytic converter on today's modern car is actually comprised of multiple different stages and components. It's possible that one or all of these are damaged and need to be replaced. In order to provide you with an...
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Why is it still misfiring?
Hi there. Check the Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve on the engine. It seems to be sticking on when the engine is running at low idle and causing a misfire as the old exhaust that is burnt is reentering the engine....
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Check engine light
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...

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